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September Harvest Report – An exceptional nectarine harvest.

Posted by on Sep 9, 2013 in Uncategorized | 2 comments

FRUIT FRESH FROM THE ORCHARD Nectarines have reached their peak ripeness and are now being harvested in Visalia, California. This region is an area known for stone fruit production and this harvest has been full of exceptional, high quality fruit. We’ve selected two nectarine varieties, September Bright and Autumn Fire, both known for excellent flavor...

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AUGUST HARVEST REPORT – Juicy peaches, fresh off the branch.

Posted by on Aug 7, 2013 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Our peach season is underway, and we have a great deal to be excited about this year. A cool spring and plentiful rainfall infused our peaches with lots of color and character. Unlike pears, peaches ripen top to bottom and from the outside in, which can make timing the harvest a bit tricky. Good thing we have such an awesome and experienced harvest team....

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JULY HARVEST REPORT – Sweet cherries bursting with flavor.

Posted by on Jul 14, 2013 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

July features three premium cherry varietals, all to be handpicked at their peak and shipped in perfect condition. Developed by the University of California, the Brooks cherry is large, red and firm with low acidity. This variety tolerates very hot weather and ripens before Bing cherries. First cultivated in Oregon by Seth Lewelling in the 19th century,...

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APRIL HARVEST REPORT – Deliciously sweet and exotic pineapple.

Posted by on Apr 10, 2013 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Once known as the fruit of kings because they were only available to natives of the tropics and wealthy Europeans, pineapples are now a popular exotic fruit in the U.S. Pineapple is a member of the bromeliad family, in which edible fruits are rare. The process begins with a plant of about three feet growing a hundred or more flowers. Each flower develops...

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MARCH HARVEST REPORT – Sweet and juicy grapefruit from the grove.

Posted by on Mar 13, 2013 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Rio Star and Ruby Red grapefruit ship in March. Sweet, delicious and full of flavor, these premium grapefruit have a glossy yellow skin and red flesh inside. After 18 months of growing time in the Rio Grande Valley at the southernmost tip of Texas, the harvest takes place from October to April. Winter rains help the fruit grow plump with juice, and daytime...

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